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10 Apr
2014

Cricket writer Peter Hayter to leave Mail on Sunday

Innings declared: Peter Hayter

Hayter described himself as being “streamlined” off the paper’s roster of sports writers. He is one of a number of Mail and MoS sports regulars who were facing meetings this week to discuss their futures

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2 Apr
2014

Accreditation: Scotland v England ODI, May 9

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Due to the expected demand for this fixture we are urging all media to get their application in as soon as possible to ensure a space is available

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27 Mar
2014

Memorial service for Peter Laker, Apr 11

A memorial service for Peter Laker, the former cricket correspondent of the Daily Mirror, is to be held on Friday April 11 in Lewes

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26 Mar
2014

British BMX rider Bestwick gets Laureus Action award

BMX rider Jamie Bestwick interviewed at the Laureus Awards in Kuala Lumpur this week

Britain’s 42-year-old BMX sensation Jamie Bestwick won the Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the Year Award in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, today

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11 Mar
2014

Missing Peter Laker and his pranks in the press box

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PAT GIBSON, the chairman of the Cricket Writers’ Club, remembers with affection the press box pranks of Peter Laker, the former Mirror writer, who died last week

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7 Mar
2014

PA cut-backs could leave county cricket uncovered

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“It is conceivable that some county matches this summer will be played with no written media in the press box at certain times, as a lot of regional freelances see the PA contract as the basis for their commitment to attend every day of their county club’s home matches”

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7 Mar
2014

Whitwell moves up after the People signs Moxley

Laurie Whitwell: product of Mail's graduate recruitment scheme, takes over as Midlands football reporter

Neil Moxley left the Daily Mail last week after 13 years as Midlands football reporter. At the People, Moxley replaces Dave Kidd, while Laurie Whitwell takes over the Midlands beat for the Mail

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1 Mar
2014

Former athletics writer Nigel Whitefield has died

Nigel Whitefield, the former sports writer with the Coventry Evening Telegraph, Today and Scotland on Sunday, died in the early hours of this morning

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27 Feb
2014

England’s greatest footballer was a truly great man

Tom Finney

DAVID WALKER, the sports editor of the Sunday Mirror, is attending today’s funeral of Sir Tom Finney in a number of capacities, including as a representative of the SJA. Above all, he is attending as someone who was privileged to be a friend of a truly great man

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24 Feb
2014

Tapas, Torres and talk: a night of Spanish football

Spain World Cup 2010 Torres

To celebrate World Cup year, when Spain will be defending their title in Brazil, the BritishSpanish Society is hosting a fund-raising event on March 6, and is offering SJA members a discount on their ticket price

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